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LXXXIII. An Account of an Eciipfe of the 
Moon, 2 2d November 1760, obferved in 
Surrey-Street in the Strand, London ; by 
James Short, M. A. F. R. S. 

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17 o. j--- B e gj nn j n g f theed'pfeat 7 39 o 

Quantity of obfcuration = 17' 36" at - - 8 49 o 

Moon's diameter almoft parallel to the ho- 7 

^ri ZO n = 3 '.5i"at - } « 53 o 

End of the eciipfe at ------ 10 80 



LXXXIV. An Account of the Cafe of a 
young Man, who had loft the life of his 
Hands by cleanfng Brafs Wire ; by Mr. 
Samuel More, Apothecary in Jermyn- 
Street. Communicated by Charles Morton, 
M. D. Secretary to the Royal Society. 

Read Dec. n, /-jr^HE diforders, to which mechanics 
710, j^ are unavo i,3 a biy f u bje&ed by their 

employments, have exercifed the pens of feveral in- 
genious writers ; among whom I would not prefume 
to appear, but that, I hope, the publifhing the fol- 
lowing cafe may be of fome fervice : for I am cer- 
tain, every one, who has been in the leaft converfant 
with the labouring people of this town, muft fre- 
quently have obferved their hands in a condition 

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